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Winsock error message when you use a program that tries to bind to TCP network ports on a Windows-based computer: "WSAEADDRINUSE (10048)"
Article ID: 943710 - View products that this article applies to.
When you use a program that tries to bind to TCP network ports on a Windows-based computer, you may receive the following Winsock error message:
This behavior occurs if the following conditions are true:
WSAEADDRINUSE (10048) Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted.
This issue occurs because the Application Layer Gateway service reserves the TCP ports in the 5001 to 5032 range.
To work around this behavior, stop the Application Layer Gateway service. To stop the Application Layer Gateway service, follow these steps.
Note Stop this service only if you do not have to have FTP functionality.
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Article ID: 943710 - Last Review: November 8, 2007 - Revision: 1.2